Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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Ubuntu Hard drive Partition Setup?

Hello Ubuntu Community, I have one question to a successful and smooth installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and up! Here are the specifications of my system, -500gb hard drive -6 gb of RAM -AMD ...
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Change shell script file access permissions (chmod) from itself

Is it possible to change shell (Bash) script file access permissions (chmod) from itself ? for example if i have file named myScript.sh , can write into the file : chmod 777 myScript.sh ? and run ...
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ubuntu 12.04 windows 10 dual boot

I dual booted my windows machine successfully with ubuntu 12.04 however then i deleted my partition and now all i see is the grub when the machine starts. I've tried everything from the boot-repair to ...
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Samba as PDC on ubuntu 12.04.5

Windows 7, 8 , and 10 machines are unable to join to samba(PDC).when i enter domain username and password i get the message: The following error occured attempting to join domain "xxxxx". The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and VMWARE Player (ver 4, 6, 12) all fail

I have been trying to get VMWare Player (any version) to run under Ubuntu 12.04 or above I get multiple errors, I have been upgrading drivers and patches for 3 days from the net and I continue to get ...
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Create 2 https virtual hosts same IP

I have domain "domain1.com" which uses ip "1.1.1.1" and is configured: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost ServerName domain1.com ....... </VirtualHost> ...
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SFTP taking long time on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have install ubuntu server on my VM and it can be remotely access. I am able to connect to this via winSCP and file zilla but when i try to transfer any file from my system to server it get stuck on ...
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Screen goes blank when TV goes off for some time

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Fujitsu Esprimo with Intel Graphic Card. This computer is connected to a TV over DVI to the TV HDMI (DVI-HDMI Cable). The TV goes off everyday from 7pm till 7am ...
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Change root name in ubuntu [duplicate]

how're you doing? I am somewhat new to ubuntu and finding problem changing the root user name. My terminal displays priyank@Alex right now. I changed the second name to Alex using hostname and hosts. ...
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can't find my windows partition files in ubuntu [duplicate]

i have recently started using ubuntu and i dont know where to find the files from my earlier installed windows in ubuntu i had huge datas in previous partitons in D and E drive
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Scanner not Working, in Conjunction with USB Ports not Working - How Diag & Fix?

Epson Perfection 1240U Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit How do I diagnose & fix the problem? See also: USB Ports not Working for "in conjunction with usb ports not working" As with the usb ports not ...
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Unable to remove 'Unmet dependencies' in ubuntu precise

I am neither able to install nor remove any package through apt or dpkg. I don't have aptitude installed. Here are unmet dependecies on my ubuntu version - 12.04 precise: The following packages have ...
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Whatever I try to install on ubuntu using GUI or Terminal i get this error

ali@ali-SVS1511BFXB:~$ sudo apt-get install git [sudo] password for ali: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done git is already the newest ...
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can't resize ubuntu partitions

I have a single partition for Ubuntu and I would like to resize it so I can install Windows alongside Ubuntu. The problem is when I boot the Ubuntu installation disk and run GParted my partition is ...
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Screen not refreshing after Nvidia driver install on Ubuntu 12.04

After installation of new Nvidia driver for Quadro 400 on my PC, refreshing is not proper any more, especially with the terminal. Even after trying a few solutions such as suggested in the post: ...
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Blank screen while trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB stick

This is what I get initially. After pressing "Try Ubuntu" my screen goes blank I don't even get the keyboard and human pic initially at all and my background screen is black not purple... My ...
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Broadcom wireless Driver on hp 15-ac098TU notebook not working properly

I have brought hp 15-ac098TU notebook Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS The wifi is not working properly. It gets connected to the wifi but connection keeps on dropping and it is very slow. The details of the ...
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Every version of Ubuntu thinks all my disks are 2.0KB

Whenever I put in a disc that has not been burned yet it says 2.0KB and I've tried 702MB Discs and 4.7GB Discs and still says 2.0KB and the only way it works is with using Windows but I want to use it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ca-certificates package 20130906ubuntu0.12.04.1 now missing?

There was a new version of the ca-certificates package released for most (all?) maintained Ubuntu versions recently, I believe in response to this filed issue: ...
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Cannot install WGET in Ubuntu 12.04.1 lts [closed]

When installing wget through terminal it displays following error .I went through questions earlier asked on this topic and so I had added the results of echo $PATH and cat ~/.pam_environmententer ...
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upstart my.conf ifconfig changes seem to either have no effect, or get overwritten during startup

I have installed an upstart script like this: # This needs to go into the /etc/init/ folder description "Run MCP" start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [016] console output script # ...
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From 12.04 to 14.04 on headless server

I got Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ 10 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. New release '14.04.1 LTS' available. ...
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Netbook shows a blank screen when I log in and nothing else

I've just updated the netbook and I'm not sure if it finished updating properly (parents might have unplugged it). When I log in now it shows a blank screen when I log in and nothing else. It's ...
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Error Installation

I'm a complete novice to Ubuntu and like it a lot from first impression but I haven't gotten very far since getting it up and running several days ago. I loaded 15.04 on an old e-Machine that someone ...
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How do I get my Wireless connection to work again?

{UPDATE: I re-activated the native device driver for my Broadcom Wireless adapter and changed my router settings to broadcast on Channel 5. This fixed the problem.} My other computer is an Ubuntu ...
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Correcting NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID

When trying to open a https site on my server, for which I bought a SSL-certificate, I get a NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID error in chrome. What do I have to do on my ubuntu server to fix this? This is ...
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Apt-get command gives error everytime install or auto-remove

Apt-get command gives error everytime install or auto-remove # apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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using wifi and Ethernet at the same time for network camera

I have a dlink network camera connected to my ARM board (running ubuntu 12.0.4) using a LAN cable. On the other hand, I also have a USB wiif module connected to my pi, which will be connected ...
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Airtel 4G Dongle not working with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm not able to connect to Airtel 4G connection using dongle. While attempting connect a notification pops up stating: "Modem network - Disconnected". Few pointers: Mobile Bradband is enabled. ...
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openconnect does not work on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem with using openconnect on Ubuntu 12.04. it works for me on 14.04 but I need it on 12.04. I installed it from terminal with these commands :: sudo /sbin/modprobe tun sudo apt-get ...
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USB ports not working - how diagnose problem?

USB ports suddenly not working after computer wouldn't boot properly, for hours. Could only turn off by unplugging. I left it off overnight, but when I turned back on, it can't see USB thumb drives. ...
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How do I install UHD in Precise?

I want to install UHD libraries. I run sudo apt-get install libuhd-dev libuhd003 uhd-host but I get: E:unable to locate packages ibuhd-dev E:unable to locate packages libuhd003 E:unable to ...
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Ubuntu install after GNU grub error

I installed linux 12.04 in legacy mode and later realized i need uefi to support my windows 10 dual boot. I later formatted the drive that had linux partition. Now when i boot from my uefi usb it ...
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How to make support for printer Canon mf3240 under Ubuntu 12.04.5

I have a printer Canon MF3240, OS Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. Because my computer has configuration which cannot support later versions of the Ubuntu. Actually, my question is, or ask for help, how to install ...
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Doing ssh from Mac to Ubuntu

Finally having gotten ssh localhost to run successfully on my Ubuntu machine, I'm now failing to remote into Ubuntu from Mac. Preparation: On my router, forward port 22 to my Ubuntu machine. Copy ...
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New install of 12.04, laptop will not suspend

Brand new install of 12.04 on this ASUS X59GL, and suspend is not working; it just dumps me to the lock-screen password prompt. I took a quick look in /var/log/syslog, and found these lines (I ...
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'ssh localhost' gives 'Permission denied (publickey).'

I'll mention some of many things I tried and give a couple of diagnostics. I would appreciate any clues on how to debug this: me@myubuntu:~/.ssh$ ssh localhost Permission denied (publickey). ...
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How to transfer files from windows to Linux

I have a computer on which both Linux and windows are present. I installed Linux because the computer wasn't working on windows. However, when I installed Linux none of the files were transferred ...
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I have this error “ unable to locate package libuhd003”

I want to use ettus device usrp n210 when I write the following command in terminal I have error "unable to locate package libuhd003 " sudo apt-get install libuhd003
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G++ does not install 4.8 [duplicate]

I am using 12.04 and trying to compile a file using -std=c++11 in g++. I need to update to 4.8, but every time I try to it says 4.8 is the most current version, but g++--version tells me I have g++ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 3g usb modem install

fellows. Ubuntu 12.04 3g usb modem: CDMA WeTelecom 450 EVDO Rev.B So what have I done? aldr@aldr-HP-ProBook-450-G0:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub ...
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libboost-dev cannot install due to circular dependency

Installing libboost-dev on Ubuntu 12.04: System is offline due to unchangeable circumstances, so I have to download libraries and install manually using 'dpkg'. Ubuntu package repository shows that ...
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How to uninstall 12.04 and install 15.10 alongside Windows 10?

I wish to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 and install Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows 10. Ubuntu 12.04 is currently dual booting.
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) tried everything

i am trying to run command : sudo apt-get install libcr-dev mpich2 mpich2-doc and it is showing error: Processing was halted because there were too many errors. E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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font set front and backgroundcolor in krita 2

how can I set front- and background-color of a text in krita 2?
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Ubuntu is not getting connected to wifi at times

I am trying to connect via Wifi from Ubuntu 12.04 in Lenovo T410 Thinkpad . It is working fine sometimes and some times it is repeatedly asking for network key frequently and is not getting ...
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Upgrading kernel from 3.2 to 3.13 on Ubuntu 12.04 with preexisting LXC containers

I'm running several LXC containers on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise Pangolin). The current kernel is 3.2; I would like to upgrade the kernel to version 3.13 (or later) so that I can use Docker. Will ...
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Installing Ralink wireless 5370 drivers ubuntu 12.04

I have an ARM processor running on ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS. I am trying to install wireless drivers for RT5370 wireless adapter. I am trying to install the fimrware using the command sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo E450 Wireless card

I have Lenovo Thinkpad E450. Just now I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(64Bit). Problem is Wireless card is not detected on this Ubuntu, only wired internet is enabled and working fine. So please help me ...
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Easiest way to update Apache, MySQL & PHP on VPS [duplicate]

I purchased a new VPS from bluehost they provided me old version of PHP that's not supporting my website and Its been 1 Week bluehost technical support team refused to do that they are making excuses. ...